Rome’s Makervillage, in the old Cherokee Masonic building on Broad Street, will deliver 3D printed lampshades through a unique partnership with Elm Street Elementary and the Berry College Creative Technologies program.
The Northwest Georgia Housing Authority, overseer of public housing programs in Rome and Rockmart, has received a grant of $87,386 to help public housing and Housing Choice Voucher residents find jobs and improve their education.
James Clark, an Acworth businessman who has Subway franchises on Martha Berry Highway in Rome, in Adairsville and Cartersville, has opened a new full-service Subway inside the Redmond Regional Medical Center.
Mohawk Industries, one of the world’s largest flooring manufacturers, has recognized employees at its Rome, Summerville and Lyerly plants for 25 years of service to the company at the Mohawk Silver Circle banquet in Summerville.
Val Featherston and Holly Chaffin, both longtime local art teachers, have opened Swerve at 108 Broad St. Swerve is a blend of art activities and classes ranging from painting to custom-designed jewelry pieces, printmaking and much more.
The Rome office of Kelly Services, 3 E. Sixth Ave., a nationwide staffing company, will conduct a job fair Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the Goodwill Career Center on Hicks Drive behind the K-Mart and Home Depot.
Drew Montgomery, franchisee for the new J.R. Crickets, 201 Broad St., in Rome said all he is waiting on to open is his state liquor license. The state license is required for Montgomery to be able to purchase liquor from wholesalers.
Rome’s Makervillage, 336 Broad St., is bringing a nine-week program to assist entrepreneurs called CO.STARTERS to Rome in January. The program is designed to help transform concepts and ideas into working businesses.
Licensed psychologist Judith Tutin has moved her life coaching and psychotherapy practice to 519 Broad St., Suite 202. Tutin said she was extremely excited to be working in the heart of downtown Rome to provide a very centralized location for the needs of both youth and adults.
WIS International, a firm that offers inventory and data collection services to retailers and warehouses, will be recruiting for a number of traveling inventory associates in Rome and Dalton on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
The First Day hikes movement, conceived a number of years ago as a means of encouraging people to get out and get some exercise to bring in the New Year, has really taken off in parks across Northwest Georgia.
Redmond Regional Medical Center announces Scotty Hancock as their Director of Outreach and EMS Relations. Hancock replaces Rod Dawson, who relocated and accepted a position with TriStar Horizon Medical Center in Dickson, Tennessee.
The Harbin Clinic Cancer Center has recently received reaccreditation by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The QOPI® Certification Program provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for quality cancer care.
The Georgia Department of Labor will assist management of the new Hampton Inn on Ga. 293 in Emerson to recruit 30 employees during a job fair at the Cartersville Career Center, 19 Felton Place, Monday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At one point Mike and Connie Sams had hoped to have their new River Dog Outpost beer garden at 1 Broad St. open before Thanksgiving, but Mike Sams said typical construction delays have pushed the opening back some.
The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College has launched a new website, RomeTennisCenter.com, to provide the latest news on the developing facility and to showcase what visitors can expect to see when the center opens this summer.
Julius Shaw is stepping down as executive vice president of Home Center for Shaw Industries after 40 years of service. Shaw, who lives in Rome, will retire at the end of 2015 and be replaced by Bob Hardaway.
Weather-related delays have pushed the opening of the new 90-room Hampton Inn & Suites back to the end of the end of the year. “It looks like we’re on track for that,” said Sam Patel, of Shriji Hospitality in Chattanooga. “Now that we have the outside done the weather doesn’t really affect us. The weather has been really hard to work with this year.
Demolition of the old McCall Hospital building should get underway before the Thanksgiving holiday. Brian Wellen, vice president with Specialty Contracting said the company has been tied up with a project in Cleveland, Ohio, but now that the asbestos abatement in the old building has been completed, the contractor has received its formal notice of approval to begin demolition.
Businessman Steve Sorrow Jr. has purchased the old Calmor Inc. manufacturing business at the corner and King and Main streets in Adairsville. Sorrow is planning to use the almost 41,000 square feet of space as a warehouse and distribution center for his String Theory Rug and Textile business.
Chef Jason Danneman is bringing the Moon Shadow Market to Cave Spring in the old Creekside Restaurant property at 23 Cedartown St. Danneman said he hopes to have the new restaurant open around the first of the year, in part because he has to replace virtually all of the equipment in the restaurant.
Renee Webb and Allison Watters are bringing a very unique women’s boutique to 206 E. Second St. later this month. The shop will be called Do Good, and feature items ranging from women’s clothing to accessories, jewelry and home goods.
The Georgia Department of Labor office in Cedartown will host job recruitment Wednesday, Oct. 28, to find 25 workers for manufacturing jobs in Rockmart. The job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cedartown Career Center, 262 N. Park Blvd. in Cedartown.
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